11.130.575  <<  11.130.580 >>   11.130.585

Authority for protective arrangement. (Effective January 1, 2022.)

(1) Under this article, a court:
(a) On receiving a petition for a guardianship for an adult may order a protective arrangement instead of guardianship as a less restrictive alternative to guardianship; and
(b) On receiving a petition for a conservatorship for an individual may order a protective arrangement instead of conservatorship as a less restrictive alternative to conservatorship.
(2) A person interested in an adult's welfare, including the adult or a conservator for the adult, may petition under this article for a protective arrangement instead of guardianship.
(3) The following persons may petition under this article for a protective arrangement instead of conservatorship:
(a) The individual for whom the protective arrangement is sought;
(b) A person interested in the property, financial affairs, or welfare of the individual, including a person that would be affected adversely by lack of effective management of property or financial affairs of the individual; and
(c) The guardian for the individual.
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